Student Government: Elections Committee Chair

Contact Information

Name: Maxwell Kappes

Phone: 707-481-8289



Payrate: $63/wk (pending 2014-2015 budget approval)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 0-10 hrs/wk

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 12, 2014


Job Number: 0008-0561-2014

Last Date to Apply: May 1, 2014


The Chairperson of the ASUCD Elections Committee is responsible for conducting all ASUCD elections Elections during their term. The Chairperson will lead the five-person Committee in organizing and implementing successful elections and will be responsible for ensuring a fair, efficient, and non-partisan election process. (ASUCD General Elections are scheduled for the 7th week of fall and winter quarters, and additional Special Elections may occur as well.)


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  • Meet with the Elections Committee as needed.Assign duties and supervise tasks to be performed by the Committee.
  • Facilitate candidates’ workshops and other events.
  • Arrange, plan, and implement all logistics necessary for each Election.
  • Facilitate Elections outreach and publicity.
  • Organize the Elections Calendar for each Election.
  • Enforce all Elections Codes and Regulations.
  • Educate students regarding Elections procedures.


  • Dependable, detail-oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Quick learner
  • Must be impartial
  • Ability to make tough and unpopular decisions
  • Can work under pressure
  • Experience with social and/or traditional media a plus Knowledge of campus media resources a plus
  • Experience managing events a plus Public speaking skills a plus
  • Prior ASUCD experience and/or knowledge of the ASUCD Election Codes a plus

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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